“Wylfa Newydd will make a significant contribution to the low-carbon baseload power generation capacity in the UK for decades to come. Globally Black & Veatch has supported nuclear projects for more than 60 years. At Wylfa Newydd, we will combine our world-class expertise of ABWR technology with our proven ability to successfully deliver UK power generation projects,” said Matt Lee, Vice President and Director of Nuclear, Black & Veatch. Wylfa Newydd is being developed by Horizon Nuclear Power and is expected to start generating electricity in the mid 2020s. During peak construction the project will require up to 9,000 workers; once complete Wylfa Newydd will create up to 850 permanent jobs in North Wales. Working with Wood, who are the Architect Engineer support partner to Hitachi, Black & Veatch’s contribution will include the provision of technical services to support contracts required for the engineering, procurement and construction of Wylfa Newydd. “This win marks a key milestone in our journey to diversify the client base and markets Black & Veatch serves in the UK. Wylfa Newydd also meets our goal of broadening the career development opportunities we can offer our professionals,” added Peter Hughes, Director of Business Development (Europe), Black & Veatch. “Throughout 2018 we have been announcing wins in the UK energy market. With Wylfa Newydd, we are ending the year on a high.” Editor's Notes: In early 2018, Black & Veatch was awarded the Owner’s Engineer contract to support UK Power Reserve to deliver 160 MW of gas power projects. In February 2018 Black & Veatch was awarded the contract to lead the development consent order process for the Wyre 900 megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas turbine project in Fleetwood, UK. In March 2018 Black & Veatch was selected to provide detailed design services for InterGen's 299 MW new build, open-cycle gas turbine project in Spalding, UK. Also in March, Black & Veatch was engaged on a three-year technical and consultancy framework to support E.ON’s UK Business Heat and Power Solutions' biomass and combined heat and power operations. Black & Veatch has been involved in more than 200 GW of power generation projects globally - encompassing thermal, solar, tidal, wind, biomass, hydro and nuclear For more than 60 years, Black & Veatch has provided full service nuclear power planning, engineering, procurement and construction capabilities. Media Contact Information: MALCOLM HALLSWORTH | +44 1737 856594 p | +44 7920 701764 m | HallsworthM@BV.com24-HOUR MEDIA HOTLINE | +1 866 496 9149 0 About Black & Veatch Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media. Related Insights Commercial, industrial manufacturers press for sustainability, rethink energy options The changing energy landscape is prodding businesses to rethink how they use and manage electricity. The Evolution of Project Delivery: The How and Why There are an estimated 240,000 water main breaks every year in the United States, and those ruptures waste between 14 percent and 18 percent of the nation's drinking water. Aging infrastructure is primarily to blame, as an estimated 40 percent of U.S. water and wastewater pipes are beyond their life expectancy, notes a recent article in WaterWorld. The article goes on to say that half of forecasted capital expenditures by water providers will cover new installation and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure Sustainability and Automation: Two Megatrends Reshaping the Commercial & Industrial Space After a significant focus on investments in labor productivity, forward-looking data from the 2019 Strategic Directions: Commercial & Industrial Report reflects a projected shift in sustainability investments towards IT, data and communications infrastructure. Let’s Embrace Distributed Infrastructure to Decrease Power Outages For outages caused by a loss of power, data center operators now have an opportunity to reverse the trend, and more importantly associated declines in revenue and brand power. 5 Investments Utilities Can Make to Remain Happily Married to Ratepayers For those that want to keep their ratepayer relationships intact, it’s time for utilities to offer their customers not only what they need now, but what they will certainly be clamoring for in the future: cheaper, cleaner energy.